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News, resources, tools and tutorials
- WCAG 2.2, quick and simplified (blog post - medium.com/design-ibm)
- Dealing with burnout in a Head of Accessibility role (video - youtube.com)
- Well-intentioned or not: The impact of tokenism (blog post - momentive.ai)
- Create an accessible tree view widget using ARIA (blog post – blog.pope.tech)
- The article element and screen readers (blog post – matuzo.at
- Who is to blame for delay in ADA web access regs? It’s not the DOJ (blog post – lflegal.com)
- All the places where you can use prefers-color-scheme media query (blog post – amitmerchant.com
- Everyone watches TV with subtitles now. How’d that happen? (blog post – indiewire.com)
- A roadmap to leadership inclusion: 15 keys to unlocking a diverse and empowered workplace – part 2 (blog post – inklusiv.ca
- Interoperability with specific assistive technologies or: “Does the website work on JAWS?” (blog post – karlgroves.com
- When user testing sessions bring up trauma (blog post – bootcamp.uxdesign.cc)
New to A11y
Jon Whiting wrote a classic post a number of years ago called The cause of, and solution to, all our accessibility problems. It lays out how ARIA can help or hurt, and it’s an important read for anyone new to the field.
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